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Assistant Professor in Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/1/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation

Requisition Number

Working Title
Hematology, BMT Clinical Physician

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

MD, MD/PhD degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency and fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology

Required License/Registration/Certification

Ky Medical License within 30 days of appointment.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky and the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center are seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Hematologist or Hematologist/Oncologist. Rapid growth in our division necessitates additions to our faculty team in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Blood & Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program at the University of Kentucky / Markey Cancer Center. We seek an academically focused clinician to join as an Assistant or Associated Professor level with a focus on hematologic malignancies, who is enthusiastically committed to teaching, patient care, and patient-oriented research.

The University of Kentucky Medical Center is a premier research institution in the Commonwealth serving a wide geographic area, treating patients from throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and beyond, providing the opportunity for large practice growth with the Markey Cancer Center being the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Kentucky and ranked #29 in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report top 50 cancer hospitals. In our Division of Hematology, including our BMT and Cellular Therapy Program, our mission is to reduce cancer deaths through innovative research, dedicated patient care, and education. We provide access to highly specialized, comprehensive and personalized care, state of the art research and clinical trials. We have a FACT accredited BMT program performing 100+ autologous and allogeneic transplants each year, and we have a rapidly expanding CAR T cell immunotherapy program. A strong basic science landscape at the University of Kentucky provides excellent opportunities for research collaborations.

The University of Kentucky offers excellent and comprehensive compensation based on rank and experiences plus outstanding benefits packages. It is located in Lexington, Kentucky, which offers excellent schools, outstanding neighborhoods within walking distance to the University, low cost of living, and is a great place to raise a family. Outdoor activities and national parks are easily accessible in close proximity, providing an excellent work – life balance.

Applicants should include a letter of interest and current CV. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Jon Tarr, Division Administrator, via email at

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.